Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 24 May 2016 01:31:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY DRILL BIKE http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-DRILL-BIKE/
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Sun, 22 May 2016 21:59:47 PDT
Super effective DIY tire levers! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Effective-DIY-Tire-Levers/
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Fri, 20 May 2016 08:35:15 PDT
Bike Trailer Shopping Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-Shopping-Cart/
Bike Trailer Shopping Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/JPSC/IOEXU9TS/FIQJPSCIOEXU9TS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/JPSC/IOEXU9TS/FIQJPSCIOEXU9TS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/JPSC/IOEXU9TS/FIQJPSCIOEXU9TS.SMALL.jpg cw96822 The idea for this bike trailer/shopping cart was due to a new grocery store opening near my home. The problem I had was, it was a little too close to drive to, but too far to walk. If I had something for my bicycle, that’d be the perfect transportation. As you look at PHOTO 1, the amassment of PVC...
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Thu, 19 May 2016 21:15:17 PDT
Bicycle Canoe Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Canoe-Cart/
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Sat, 14 May 2016 19:33:43 PDT
Up-Cycled Homemade Scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycled-Scooter/
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Mon, 9 May 2016 18:37:48 PDT
Bike Inner Tube Protection Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Inner-Tube-Protection-Belt/
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Thu, 5 May 2016 08:42:04 PDT
Blinky Bike a Light System for Bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinky-Bike-a-Light-System-for-Bikes/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 04:31:31 PDT
Fat Tire Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Fat-Tire-Trike/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:13:08 PDT
LED Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bike-Light/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:21:54 PDT
Drive-In Bike Parking http://www.instructables.com/id/Drive-In-Bike-Parking/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 09:53:37 PDT
Pop-On Bicycle Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Pop-On-Bicycle-Pedal/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:07:35 PDT
DIY Brake Light for your Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Brake-Light-for-Your-Bicycle/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:28:04 PDT
Garage D-ring Bike Locking Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-D-ring-Bike-Locking-Station/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 21:23:21 PDT
Rain Proof Utility Storage Unit : A Low-Tech Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Proof-Utility-Storage-Unit-a-Low-Tech-Solutio/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:23:46 PDT
Easy-build Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-build-Bike-Trailer/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 13:33:07 PDT
Lessen the chance of your bike getting stolen http://www.instructables.com/id/Lessen-the-Chance-of-Your-Bike-Getting-Stolen/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 12:39:05 PDT
Restore an Old "Balkan" Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-an-Old-Balkan-Bike/
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 22:40:27 PDT
Electric Trike with bmx front end. http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Trike-With-Bmx-Front-End/
Electric Trike with bmx front end. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/2K0Z/INAJKU4S/F632K0ZINAJKU4S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/2K0Z/INAJKU4S/F632K0ZINAJKU4S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/2K0Z/INAJKU4S/F632K0ZINAJKU4S.SMALL.jpg ThriftStore Hacker Hello Everyone!I'm back with another fun electric bike build. I recently junked an old trike frame from a previous project and since the rear part of the trike was still in reasonably good condition i wanted to make something new.You can check out all of my previous builds here on instructables.com ...
By: ThriftStore Hacker

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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 20:01:28 PDT
Wood Bicycle Fender http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Bicycle-Fender/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 11:04:11 PDT
Cover a bike frame with comics (or other paper) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cover-a-Bike-Frame-With-Comics-or-Other-Paper/
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 14:48:35 PDT
Wooden Bottle Cage http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Bottle-Cage/
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:46:55 PDT
Bicycle Helmet Cover Feathers & Flames http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Helmet-Cover-Feathers-Flames/
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 21:14:33 PDT
Easy Electric Bike Conversion Kit Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Electric-Bike-Conversion-Kit-Installation/
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 11:03:29 PDT
under glow for your bike for under 25$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Glow-for-Your-Bike-for-Under-25/
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 10:49:43 PDT
Homemade Carbon Fiber Mountain Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Carbon-Fiber-Mountain-Bike/
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 18:59:38 PDT
How to Knit Reflective Arm Warmers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Knit-Reflective-Arm-Warmers/
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 22:07:58 PDT
Transforming Bicycle! Tall Bike to Chopper Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Transforming-Bicycle-Tall-Bike-to-Chopper-Bike/
Transforming Bicycle! Tall Bike to Chopper Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/Y0IZ/IMQJF1JJ/FG3Y0IZIMQJF1JJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/Y0IZ/IMQJF1JJ/FG3Y0IZIMQJF1JJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/Y0IZ/IMQJF1JJ/FG3Y0IZIMQJF1JJ.SMALL.jpg rachl009 VIDEOThis bike transforms from a tall bike to a chopper/low rider (and back) while you ride it! It is made with a full suspension mountain bike and a set of gas shocks. The spring on the mountain bike is removed to allow the bike to pivot, the fork and rear triangle of the bike are extended. The ...
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 20:17:44 PDT
Hipsterize Your Bike Key http://www.instructables.com/id/Hipsterize-Your-Bike-Key/
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 01:19:28 PDT
High Powered Helmet Light (Front, Side, and Rear Combo) http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Powered-Helmet-Light-Front-Side-and-Rear-Comb/
High Powered Helmet Light (Front, Side, and Rear Combo) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/RL77/IMNQOPM7/FDQRL77IMNQOPM7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/RL77/IMNQOPM7/FDQRL77IMNQOPM7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/RL77/IMNQOPM7/FDQRL77IMNQOPM7.SMALL.jpg hanlin_y Helmet light with front, rear, and side LEDs for cycling visibility and safety.Features: Forward facing 15° amber LED Rear facing 30° red LED Side facing 45° amber LEDs Controlled with a single button Remembers its last used setting Strobe patterns: Daytime strobe, fade, blink-blink-...
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Wed, 6 Apr 2016 00:18:16 PDT
A multi tool cheap alternative – Small pouch from trashed inner tube http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Multi-Tool-Cheap-Alternative-Small-Bag-From-Tras/
A multi tool cheap alternative – Small pouch from trashed inner tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/692M/IMMBDDD6/FJO692MIMMBDDD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/692M/IMMBDDD6/FJO692MIMMBDDD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/692M/IMMBDDD6/FJO692MIMMBDDD6.SMALL.jpg bicyclosis When you go for a ride, especially for a long one, it’s super important to have with you a multi tool in case you need to adjust your brakes, repair flats etc. Everybody knows that. In my experience the situations that requires some basic tools are so common I would dare to say it’s rare to go fo...
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Tue, 5 Apr 2016 03:23:06 PDT
Adjust Brake Strength http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjust-Brake-Strength/
Adjust Brake Strength - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/LWDR/IMKTM5JN/FN5LWDRIMKTM5JN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/LWDR/IMKTM5JN/FN5LWDRIMKTM5JN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/LWDR/IMKTM5JN/FN5LWDRIMKTM5JN.SMALL.jpg dogbuilder Doing a lot of biking lately? If not too bad! Hahaha just kidding. Ok so. If you are afraid your brakes are wearing down, and feel unsafe braking, I have posted (NOT my technique, haters. I do not claim to have invented this, I was taught this.) a way to adjust your break strength (the carbine) FAST...
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 11:44:42 PDT
DIY Thorn (and puncture)-resistant tyres http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Thorn-and-Puncture-resistant-Tyres/
DIY Thorn (and puncture)-resistant tyres - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/5GSW/IMDZDX1J/FLK5GSWIMDZDX1J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/5GSW/IMDZDX1J/FLK5GSWIMDZDX1J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/5GSW/IMDZDX1J/FLK5GSWIMDZDX1J.SMALL.jpg triplephase Hey guys, Triplephase here and this is my first Instructable.In this Instructable I will be using recycled tyres from old bikes to create a thorn-resistant tyre for me and my brother's bike.Backstory: following some punctured tyres resulted from the thorns (which are everywhere in our area), we deci...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 01:07:19 PDT
Bicycle Directional Lights - Simple, Low Cost, and Solar Powered http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Directional-Lights-Simple-Low-Cost-and-Sol/
Bicycle Directional Lights - Simple, Low Cost, and Solar Powered - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/JIH8/IM55WN9C/F1BJIH8IM55WN9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/JIH8/IM55WN9C/F1BJIH8IM55WN9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/JIH8/IM55WN9C/F1BJIH8IM55WN9C.SMALL.jpg PlantEngineer I use my bike to commute to work, and as the fall season progresses I find myself riding home in the dark. While my bike is equipped with running lights (and I with a reflective vest) I'm not particularly worried about being seen while I'm peddling along. However, hand signals in the dark have a t...
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Wed, 23 Mar 2016 16:09:15 PDT
Fix a torn bike saddle with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-Torn-Bike-Saddle-With-Sugru/
Fix a torn bike saddle with Sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/QIPH/IM3OG1KW/FZQQIPHIM3OG1KW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/QIPH/IM3OG1KW/FZQQIPHIM3OG1KW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/QIPH/IM3OG1KW/FZQQIPHIM3OG1KW.SMALL.jpg eXraycer Here's a quick fix for anyone interested in fixing an old vinyl or leather bike saddle that is scuffed and torn. This instructable came about because I did not want to replace a torn and scuffed saddle since it was original equipment on a somewhat rare retro mountain bike. The results are far more p...
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 19:35:32 PDT
How to ride a motorcycle for beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Ride-a-Motorcycle-for-Beginners/
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 19:08:23 PDT
Recumbent Trike from old parts **Now Electric** http://www.instructables.com/id/Recumbent-Trike-From-Old-Parts/
Recumbent Trike from old parts **Now Electric** - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/MUDZ/ILXYL68B/FRPMUDZILXYL68B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/MUDZ/ILXYL68B/FRPMUDZILXYL68B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/MUDZ/ILXYL68B/FRPMUDZILXYL68B.SMALL.jpg ThriftStore Hacker My YouTube videos don't seem to show up on the mobile version. You can visit my YouTube channel directly to watch the series. Thanks :) My channelThriftstore Hacker on YouTubeHello fellow makers! I'm back with a new bike build and to tell you i have made a YouTube channel.This build a recumbent trik...
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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 17:40:51 PDT
Cell Phone Bike Cradle for Galaxy S Series http://www.instructables.com/id/Cell-Phone-Bike-Cradle-for-Galaxy-S-Series/
Cell Phone Bike Cradle for Galaxy S Series - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/PTC9/ILR47QUT/F92PTC9ILR47QUT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/PTC9/ILR47QUT/F92PTC9ILR47QUT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/PTC9/ILR47QUT/F92PTC9ILR47QUT.SMALL.jpg vanceg In the old days you'd put a "bike computer" and a bunch of wires and magnets on your bike to be able to get your speed, distance and other measurements. These days, apps on cell phones do the same thing, but it's hard to find a cradle to hold your cell phone securely. This project provides the fil...
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Mon, 14 Mar 2016 17:19:35 PDT
How to make a bike light with greater visiblity http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Bike-Light-With-Greater-Visiblity/
How to make a bike light with greater visiblity - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/42RH/ILQVJFBL/FTC42RHILQVJFBL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/42RH/ILQVJFBL/FTC42RHILQVJFBL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/42RH/ILQVJFBL/FTC42RHILQVJFBL.SMALL.jpg cheliamoose We love our bike lights, but they shine such a small, intense light. We have expanded the visiblity of a rear bike light. We use the translucent material of a milk bottle to diffuse light across a wider space. We've checked to make sure it does project enough brightness at a distance to keep a rider...
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Mon, 14 Mar 2016 03:05:22 PDT
Tubeless Bike Tire Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Tubeless-Bike-Tire-Conversion/
Tubeless Bike Tire Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/X5XW/ILCHEOO9/FZXX5XWILCHEOO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/X5XW/ILCHEOO9/FZXX5XWILCHEOO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/X5XW/ILCHEOO9/FZXX5XWILCHEOO9.SMALL.jpg ralf_k Tubeless mountain bike tires are not just a marketing gimmick-- they have many benefits. For large volume tires, such as those used on mountain bikes, a tubeless conversion will allow running lower tire pressures as you no longer have to worry about "pinch flats". Lower tire pressures yield better...
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Fri, 4 Mar 2016 22:44:45 PST
Neon Glow Bike with EL Wire Kits http://www.instructables.com/id/Neon-Glow-Bike-With-EL-Wire-Kits/
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Mon, 22 Feb 2016 04:30:57 PST
Cheap mtb led front light http://www.instructables.com/id/Mtb-Led-Front-Light/
Cheap mtb led front light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/5KXE/IKWXD4XB/FXK5KXEIKWXD4XB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/5KXE/IKWXD4XB/FXK5KXEIKWXD4XB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/5KXE/IKWXD4XB/FXK5KXEIKWXD4XB.SMALL.jpg Willemtech I used 1 5w12v led in this build, you can also use more powerfull led spots or use more than 1With this setup the battery will last around 5 hoursThe price of the parts was around 20 euros You can find almost all the parts on ebay or your local lumberyardThe led is 500 lumenYou can charge the batter...
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 16:05:02 PST
Bicycle-Mounted Banana Suspender http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Mounted-Banana-Suspender/
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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 20:53:20 PST
Upgrade Your Older Bicycle Frame with Modern V-Brakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-Your-Older-Bicycle-Frame-With-Cantilever-B/
Upgrade Your Older Bicycle Frame with Modern V-Brakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/TOTF/IKH7IZ8Y/F3HTOTFIKH7IZ8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/TOTF/IKH7IZ8Y/F3HTOTFIKH7IZ8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/TOTF/IKH7IZ8Y/F3HTOTFIKH7IZ8Y.SMALL.jpg omnitasker Are you riding a bike without rear brakes because you can't find calipers that work for your frame/wheel combo? Do you have an older frame that you'd like to upgrade? If so, this is the instructable for you.Tools: TIG Welder Drill Press/Bits Wire WheelMaterials: Cantilever brake posts (new ones ...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:31:51 PST
DIY Bike Stand ! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Stand-/
DIY Bike Stand ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/NAQT/IKFRUZHY/FQVNAQTIKFRUZHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/NAQT/IKFRUZHY/FQVNAQTIKFRUZHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/NAQT/IKFRUZHY/FQVNAQTIKFRUZHY.SMALL.jpg Rwesley01 This instructable details how to make a simple, durable, and functional bicycle repair stand! This project cost me less then $30 dollars and is very easy to do with little materials. I purchased all my materials at The Home Depot. It took me less than two hours to do this and if you get the wood cut...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:05:52 PST
Low Cost Bicycle Mobile Phone Mount Using (Old Deodorant Bottles) http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Bicycle-Mobile-Phone-Mount-Using-Old-Deod/
Low Cost Bicycle Mobile Phone Mount Using (Old Deodorant Bottles) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/HNZ2/IK7C1HVR/FLYHNZ2IK7C1HVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/HNZ2/IK7C1HVR/FLYHNZ2IK7C1HVR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/HNZ2/IK7C1HVR/FLYHNZ2IK7C1HVR.SMALL.jpg MetalG1 Hi everyone i am back with my second instructable and this time i have come up with a low cost bicycle mount using old deo bottles.I was tired with my old plastic clamps as they, were breaking very frequently and each time they break i had to buy a new one , so i decided to make my own bicycle clamp...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 12:47:16 PST
How To: Change Drum Brake Shoes for Dirt Bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Change-Drum-Brake-Shoes-for-Dirt-Bikes/
How To: Change Drum Brake Shoes for Dirt Bikes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/36CB/IKBHVGN5/FZA36CBIKBHVGN5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/36CB/IKBHVGN5/FZA36CBIKBHVGN5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/36CB/IKBHVGN5/FZA36CBIKBHVGN5.SMALL.jpg DoStuffRight It's Saturday, not just any Saturday, but the Saturday that you are going to go ride the trails on your dirt bike. What's that noise? A soft patting? You look outside, NOOOOOOOOOOO, it is pouring rain outside! You whole day is ruined, you can no longer go to the single track. After crying for a ...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 05:53:48 PST
Adaptive Tadpole Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Adaptive-Tadpole-Trike/
Adaptive Tadpole Trike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/6OLU/IK75BK2L/FK96OLUIK75BK2L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/6OLU/IK75BK2L/FK96OLUIK75BK2L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/6OLU/IK75BK2L/FK96OLUIK75BK2L.SMALL.jpg dewey302 This is another one of our church’s adaptive trikes made for children experiencing difficulty balancing, pedaling, steering or riding a traditional bike. See the following Instructable for a more detailed description of our church’s program. http://www.instructables.com/id/16-Adaptive-Bike/This t...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 13:05:50 PST
Adaptive Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/16-Adaptive-Bike/
Adaptive Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/2703/IK1FJ9HY/FC92703IK1FJ9HY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/2703/IK1FJ9HY/FC92703IK1FJ9HY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/2703/IK1FJ9HY/FC92703IK1FJ9HY.SMALL.jpg dewey302 Our church operates a bicycle ministry which repairs old donated or discarded bicycles for distribution to financially deserving children and to homeless individuals in need of transportation. This past year we expanded the program in a new direction and began building adaptive bikes and trikes for...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 11:41:10 PST
Hub Motor Delta Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Hub-Motor-Delta-Trike/
Hub Motor Delta Trike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/9EVA/IJYUP7GK/FWI9EVAIJYUP7GK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/9EVA/IJYUP7GK/FWI9EVAIJYUP7GK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/9EVA/IJYUP7GK/FWI9EVAIJYUP7GK.SMALL.jpg dewey302 This is my second electric trike and an improvement over my first effort which can be seen here http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Electric-Tr... and here http://www.instructables.com/id/Our-Dogs-100-Recum...The new trike features full suspension, rear pedal, a 1000w hub motor, disk brake (rea...
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 18:28:10 PST
Bicycle Tool Roll http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Tool-Roll/
Bicycle Tool Roll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/4EE8/IJRHOAWI/FWK4EE8IJRHOAWI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/4EE8/IJRHOAWI/FWK4EE8IJRHOAWI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/4EE8/IJRHOAWI/FWK4EE8IJRHOAWI.SMALL.jpg bonercycle I have a nice tool roll which I received as "schwag" at a trade show. It does its job nicely without overdoing it. It only has 3 pockets, which I like, for a tube, an inflator and a multi-tool. For most on road riding I generally refuse to carry more. My one minor gripe with this tool roll is that I...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 18:29:35 PST